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'I was divorced and missed having company'

December 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
How Rupert Hunt created flat-sharing website SpareRoom, and then ended up needing to use it himself after his marriage ended.

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

December 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
What should you do when someone gets your name wrong in the professional sphere?

November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites

December 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Black Friday effect is driving more shopping online for a longer period, retail researchers say.

Interserve: Major government contractor seeks second rescue deal

December 9, 2018 - 12:35pm
Interserve, which provides services in prisons, schools and hospitals, is struggling with £500m debts.

Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France

December 9, 2018 - 10:27am
Paris has been particularly badly hit, with cars burned, shops looted and major tourist sites closed.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey criticised for 'tone deaf' Myanmar tweets

December 9, 2018 - 6:15am
Jack Dorsey is accused of ignoring the persecution of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.

O2 'to seek millions' in damages over data outage

December 9, 2018 - 6:09am
The mobile phone operator is understood to be demanding damages from supplier Ericsson.

How the star of Sheryl Sandberg dimmed

December 8, 2018 - 8:43pm
Facebook is in crisis. And the firm's chief operating officer, once the golden girl, is taking the heat.

Interserve: Major government contractor 'seeks second rescue deal'

December 8, 2018 - 10:34am
Interserve, which provides services in prisons, schools and hospitals, is struggling with £500m debts.

Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou

December 8, 2018 - 9:42am
The foreign ministry demands Canada release CFO Meng Wanzhou, who faces fraud charges in the US.

Wall Street ends lower after a down week

December 7, 2018 - 5:06pm
A cluster of concerns has cast markets into turmoil.

Huawei: The rapid growth of a Chinese champion in five charts

December 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
China's tech giant leads the market for telecoms infrastructure, and is second only to Samsung in smartphone sales.

Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

December 7, 2018 - 3:55pm
Meng Wanzhou faces fraud charges over sanctions-breaking business with Iran, a Canadian court hears.

Oil prices rise on planned Opec cuts

December 7, 2018 - 12:52pm
Opec and allies agree to cut oil production by more than one million barrels per day.

Ted Baker boss takes leave of absence

December 7, 2018 - 12:38pm
The fashion chain's founder Ray Kelvin is facing allegations of harassment.

Virgin Atlantic pilots plan Christmas strike

December 7, 2018 - 10:39am
They will strike from 22 December to Christmas Day in a dispute over union recognition, the PPU says.

US jobs growth slows in November

December 7, 2018 - 10:03am
US employers add 155,000 jobs in November, fewer than expected.

O2 disruption: Operator offers compensation over outage

December 7, 2018 - 8:38am
The mobile operator's announcement comes after a day of disruption to its data networks.

Facebook could threaten democracy, says former GCHQ boss

December 7, 2018 - 4:45am
The social media giant must do more to protect user data, says former GCHQ boss Robert Hannigan.

UK house price rise 'slowest for six years'

December 7, 2018 - 4:32am
Prices rise 0.3% from a year earlier, with the average home now valued at £224,578, the Halifax says.

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